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Into Thin Air

Though natural gas has been promoted as a more climate-friendly alternative, current analyses often fail to account for the gas that is lost, either intentionally or unintentionally. These losses, known as fugitive emissions, amount to a significant source of greenhouse gases.

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Growing Green

In Growing Green: Measuring Benefits, Overcoming Barriers, and Nurturing Opportunities for Urban Agriculture in Boston, we looked at what would happen if commercial urban farms put 50 acres of currently underutilized land into food production. We found that it would: Create between two and five direct, on-farm jobs per acre, or between 130 and 220 jobs across…

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Conservation Matters Summer 2012

New England Ocean Odyssey: A journey beneath New England’s waves… Treasure on Cashes Ledge: An ocean refuge in need of protection… Five Questions for Brian Skerry, National Geographic photographer… Why I Give: Phill Hoff: Why the former Governor of Vermont supports CLF.

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Conservation Matters Spring 2012

Regional Ocean Planning: Giving everyone a seat at the table… Holding Government to Account: Empowering citizens and ensuring clean water… Canadian Hydropower for New England? Awash in promises, as promises dry up… Sustainable Agriculture: Growing a vibrant New England.Face to Face With New England’s Environmental Stewards

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Conservation Matters Winter 2012

Everybody’s Movement: Environmental Justice Across New England… Progress Report: Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Results Are In… Giving Wisely: John Hammond… Five Questions for: Christophe Courchesne

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Conservation Matters Fall 2011

A Region in Transition: Getting our Energy Future “Right”… Power Play: New England’s Electric System’s Future Looks Bright… Rhode Island Gives Renewables a Boost: New Laws Open Doors for Developers of All Sizes… Five Questions for: Melissa Hoffer, VP, Healthy Communities and Environmental Justice

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Conservation Matters Summer 2011

Ocean Wealth vs. Ocean Health: Planning a Sustainable Future for New England’s Ocean Waters… Progress Report: Stopping Stormwater Pollution at the Source… Finally, CLF Gets MassHighway to Clean Up Its Act… Why I Give to CLF: Honor Passow… Five Questions for… Jane West

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Conservation Matters Spring 2011: State of the Region

Fisheries Management: Building healthier fish populations and thriving coastal communities… Nutrient Pollution: Restoring New England’s waters to health… Public Transportation: Accelerating toward better transportation… Coal-free New England: Making way for the region’s clean energy future… CLF Ventures: Work in the Public Sector

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Conservation Matters Winter 2010

Coal at the Tipping Point: CLF Pushes for Shutdown of Region’s Obsolete Coal-Fired Power Plants… Progress Report: CLF Helps Coastal Communities Bring New England’s Estuaries Back to Life… Why I Give to CLF: Chris Morahan… Five Questions for: Jo Anne Shatkin